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There’s a ‘gang feud’ in Wichita. Two young children have been shot this week, police say
There’s a “gang feud” between two street gangs in Wichita, and two drive-by shootings this week have left harmed young children, police say.Tuesday afternoon, a 7-month-old baby was hit by shrapnel from a drive by in the 2300 block of north Chautauqua, near 21st and Hillside.The next evening, a 2-ye
1 person seriously injured in north Wichita shooting
Authorities are investigating in north Wichita after one person was seriously hurt after being shot. (KSN Photo)WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Authorities are investigating after one person was shot in north Wichita.Police are in the area of 2400 Somerset Street investigating two nearby scenes after one per
Woman convicted of Wichita high school student’s killing gets prison
A woman convicted of a Wichita high school student’s 2016 killing has been ordered to serve 71 months in prison for voluntary manslaughter and criminal discharge of a firearm, according to Sedgwick County District Court records.Terasha Diane Presley-Dupree, 20, pleaded guilty in July in the death of
Police captain convicted of disorderly conduct and battery no longer with WPD
Wichita police captain found guilty of battery and disorderly conductWichita police captain charged with shoving youth refereeWICHITA, Kan. (KNSW) - A Wichita police captain who was found guilty of battery and disorderly conduct in July is no longer working with the Wichita Police Department.Kevin M
10 fun things to do in Wichita this weekend (Aug. 17-19)
Friday afternoon: That blissful time (at least for us) when most of that week’s deadlines have passed, and the weekend is nigh.The weather is shaping up to be pretty nice this weekend, aside from a few thunderstorms on Sunday — though, if you’re like me, you appreciate those thunderstorms even more
Wichita police chief addresses 2 recent shootings, 2 children hurt
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Two children have been hurt after two drive-by shootings in Wichita. Now, police say the incidents are connected.Thursday evening, officers arrested 18-year-old Kerry Grant in connection with a shooting in which happened Wednesday night. A two-year-old girl was hurt while playing
Second arrest made in Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. - A second person has been arrested for a fatal shooting from August 13.A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon and booked on one count of felony murder.A 25-year-old man was arrested late Monday morning, and booked for felony murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.24
Judge refuses to dismiss O'Donnell charges
WICHITA, Kan - A federal judge in Wichita has refused to dismiss charges against Sedgwick County commissioner Michael O'Donnell.During a motions hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren said the defense attorneys had not provided any reasons for dismissal. O'Donnell's attorneys were arguing
Wichita police arrest man on suspicion of shooting 2-year-old
Wichita police arrested a man on suspicion of aggravated assault and aggravated battery following a drive-by shooting that injured a 2-year-old girl. Police say the shooting was connected to an "ongoing gang feud" between Wichita street gangs.
Caught on Camera: Wichita man confronts shoplifters at Greenwich & Kellogg Walmart
He tried to stop them. When they kept going, he said, that's when he pulled out his cell phone.
Teachman's Take: Severe T-Storm Watch, Wichita Included
A Severe T-Storm Watch is in effect for a good chunk of Kansas, highlighted in pink. This DOES include Wichita!
Longtime Wichita restaurant, home of the cheap steak dinner, is closed for ‘regrouping’
It’s been in business since at least the early 1990s, and it’s known as the home of the super-inexpensive steak dinner.But now, fans ofWalt’s All American Bar & Grillat 5534 W. Central are worried that their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurant is gone. It’s been closed since July 30, and a sign pos
Child injured in south Wichita drive-by
One of the kids was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, report our news partners at KWCH. That child has since been released, but police did not say how the child was hurt.
Air quality mascot appears on Wichita bus
The city's air quality specialist, Baylee Cunningham, said the city has not had any ozone alerts so far this year. A measurement on May 30th was close to the ozone limit set by federal regulations, but she said the city has not been close to the limit since that time.
McConnell Air Force Base previews air show
The air force will host an air show , Frontiers in Flight, next month for the first time in six years.
One of Wichita’s top burger joints adds a breakfast menu full of ‘Hangover Helpers’
Ask Wichita diners who sells the best burger in town, and their lists will usually include theOasis Loungea longtime Wichita bar at 4121 W. Maple. Now, the owners of the Oasis are hoping to land on some “best breakfast” lists, too.In a week, Oasis owners Darci and Lance Lechner are planning to add b
Child hurt in south Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)For the second time in a week, a child has been injured in a shooting in Wichita.
Former Wichita mail carrier charged for not delivering mail
The U.S. Attorney's Office says Ashley N. Wilson, 27, Wichita, Kan., is charged with deliberately failing to deliver mail that was in her custody while she worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Wichita pharmacy owner indicted in prescription opioid case
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A Wichita pharmacist was indicted today on charges of unlawfully dispensing prescription opioids, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Suspicious device found at Sedgwick County facility in south Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Police are in south Wichita where a suspicious device was found.The device was found at the Sedgwick County Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 801 Stillwell, near Seneca and McCormick/Lincoln.The Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) vehicle is on the scene.Watch for updates on E